Government proposes 1.453% of GDP to public universities

The government proposed Thursday that the percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP) determined for public universities that benefit from the Special Fund for Higher...

“Baby banana” would boost export

The demand for the "baby banana" is growing in the international market, opening up the opportunity for domestic exporters to increase the marketing of...
construction in Costa Rica

16 % Growth in Construction During 2016

During the first nine months of 2016, the College of Engineers and Architects (CFIA) registered a 16% increase over the same time period compared to...

National Household Survey to measure poverty and inequality

 Staff of the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) began developing the traditional National Survey of Households (ENAHO) today to again measure the...

Salary adjustment proposal would benefit agricultural workers

This Monday a negotiation started to adjust the private sector salary, and amongst three proposals implemented by the worker's representatives one is much higher...

Opposition Party questions President Solís’ strategies

The leaders of the division of opposition had lots of questions for the President of The Republic, Luís Guillermo Solís, during their meeting this...

Two thirds of corporations stopped paying millions in taxes during 2015

By October 2015 a total of 365,482 corporations registered with taxation had not paid the tax for which they are required by law 9.024....

Government prioritizes projects to reduce pensions

The motion approved this Wednesday to prioritize discussion of three projects that intend to reform excessive pensions in the public sector is the first...

Central Bank: No preference for stability in the exchange rate

The Central Bank of Costa Rica shook off criticisms in recent days about the increase in the exchange rate, and noted that there is...

Government project to put non-violent criminals to work

The government of Luis Guillermo Solis presented a draft law before the Legislative Assembly that aims to put to work criminals convicted of nonviolent crimes...
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